18 Nov '11, 9am
iDA's coverage of Geekcamp
Developers, techies, and geeks get together to celebrate the "geek culture" at this annual event. Photo by elfgoh . On fine Saturdays, most people go to the park or beach, go shopping or catch a movie. Geeks, on the other hand, go to Geekcamp. About 450 geeks thronged the Microsoft offices on 1 October 2011 for the third annual Geekcamp, boasting a very technical programme to gladden any geek, coder, or techno-nerd. The crowd, mostly clad in jeans and T-shirts, were there to attend talks on topics such as 3D Web GL and Hacking Radio Control Cars into a Cloud Product, and also to rub shoulders with their fellow techno-cognoscenti. “Geekcamp is an open-ended event where speakers tell us what topics they want to speak on, and we open it up to voting to set the programme,” explained Mr Justin Lee, one of the organisers. “There are two tracks of talks simultaneously, and you ca...